Principal Solicitor – Contracts and Commercial

Principal Solicitor – Contracts & Commercial

Salary  £47491  – £52633  

Closing Date 23-09-2019

Liverpool City Council is seeking to recruit to two key posts in its City Solicitor’s Office. The City has become the most exciting and rapidly evolving place to live and work in the North-West. This is reflected in the quality and quantity of challenging work associated with the delivery of the Mayor’s Inclusive Growth Plan. We believe that the posts of Assistant City Solicitor and Principal Solicitor, Commercial and Contracts provide excellent opportunities to progress your career working for a large local authority, which is ambitious for our city and our residents. We are continuously working to improve both our commercial approach and the high standard of client care offered to our clients.

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the chance to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.

If you wish to find out more information about the roles advertised below, please contact Neil Moore, Practice and Development Manager. Email,uk; tel no 0151 233 0445.

You will be required to lead and manage a team of two Assistant Solicitors and one Legal Assistant.

In the role you will be required to provide clear, practical , legal and policy advice on a wide range of commercial and contractual matters including Council strategies, contracts, grants, procurement, state aid, development of land and infrastructure and constitutional matters. You will also have personal conduct of major and high profile projects.